Cyclone in andhra coast districts named Phylin to be severe
Red alert has been alarmed to all the administrative departments of Andhra pradesh government due to prevailing cyclone “Phylin” in the entire coast of the state. Control Rooms have been setup in 9 districts including Guntur and Tenali. Fishermen have been warned not to enter sea for the next 48 hours. Cyclone is likely to be affecting West Godavari and North Andhra more. Rains have been incessant in these districts. Cyclone likely to intensify by Thursday evening. Evacuation plans of low lying areas in the coastline ordered by District collectors. 800 cyclone shelters arranged across east coast. All District collectors instructed by Chief Minister to implement contingency plans immediately. Special Rescue teams of NDRF deployed in affected areas.
AP Sectt Control Room : 040-23456005 West Godavari Control number : 08812 230617. Ongole Control Number : 08592 281400. East Godavari Control Number : 1077 (Toll Free) Srikakulam – 08942-240557 Vizag Control Room : 1800-425-00002 (Toll Free)